Walking Britain graphic

Craig-y-Pistyll, Cambrian Mountains
Introduction to Walk 2048

Photo from the walk - Craig-y-Pistyll, Cambrian Mountains

Region - Cambrian Mountains

County/Area - Ceredigion

Author - Hillscape Walking Holidays

Length - 10.0 miles / 16.3 km

Ascent - 1500 feet / 455 metres

Grade - moderate

The Cambrian Mountains in Ceredigion are a forgotten part of Wales and offer some great walks. This walk explores the quiet hill country west of Plynlimon that is barely touched by roads. However this walk uses an excellent network of tracks and offers wonderful views of the Cambrian Mountains, southern Snowdonia, and Cardigan Bay.  

Walk Description  Map showing start
 

Maps   Ordnance Survey Logo   Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer 213Sheet Map1:25kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Explorer 213Digital Map1:25kBUY MAP
Ordnance Survey Landranger 135Sheet Map1:50kBUY MAP
Anquet OS Landranger 135Digital Map1:50kBUY MAP

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 1705
2.4 miles / 3.9 km away
Circular from Bont-goch (near Aberystwyth)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 4.5 miles / 7.3 km
Walk 1102
5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Plynlimon and Nant-y-Moch Reservoir
Grade - hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 1304
5.1 miles / 8.1 km away
Plynlimon from Esteddfa Gurig
Grade - moderate
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3086
6.2 miles / 9.9 km away
Pen y Garn from The Arch near Devil's Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.8 miles / 11.1 km
Walk 1420
7.8 miles / 12.4 km away
Coast from Borth to Aberystwyth
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km
Walk 3317
10.2 miles / 16.4 km away
A short walk from Happy Valley
Grade - easy
Length - 4.2 miles / 6.8 km
Walk 1365
11.7 miles / 18.7 km away
Strata Florida to Tregaron
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km
Walk 2736
12.1 miles / 19.4 km away
Teifi Pools from near Strata Florida
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.2 miles / 10.1 km
Walk 1363
12.3 miles / 19.7 km away
The Elephant Walk from Tregaron
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km
Walk 1366
13.6 miles / 21.7 km away
Pentre Bach circular (near Tregaron)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 9.5 miles / 15.4 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Reading

Cicerone Books

Cicerone PressCicerone Press offer a range of books and eBooks offering guides to all the popular walking areas and long-distance trails in Britain and overseas. Their illustrated guides feature walks, information and maps to help you make the most of the outdoors.
Explore Cicerone's Catalogue

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

the people's poncho

A durable, lightweight, stylish and compact alternative to traditional waterproofs ideal for walkers with 10% Discount. More info.

Christmas Gift Ideas

The Ordnance Survey Christmas Gift Shop has a wide range of great gifts perfect for walkers. More Info

New to Walking?

Click for a simple guide of how to start walking. Includes a guide on how to select your walks.